New Jersey (NJ) State Refund


After filing your New Jersey (NJ) state and federal tax return, you are probably wondering when you are getting your NJ state refund, right? Well, you’ve come to the right place as we discuss your NJ tax refund below.

How to Check Your NJ Tax Refund Status

tax refundTo check your NJ tax refund status, do so through the state’s Online Refund Status Service.

Those without access to a computer can check the status of their NJ state refund using an automated phone inquiry system. The system will share if and when the state will issue your refund, but can’t offer information on amended tax returns. The number is 1-800-323-4400 (toll-free within New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Delaware and Maryland) or 1-609-826-4400.

Both lines are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

What Do You Need to Check Your NJ State Tax Refund?

There are generally two pieces of information that you will need to check on your NJ state tax refund:

How Long Do You Have To Wait to Receive Your NJ Tax Refund?

Electronic tax returns take at least four weeks to process in New Jersey. Paper tax returns take significantly longer at a minimum of 12 weeks.

How to Check Your Federal Tax Refund Status

You can check the status of your federal return using H&R Block’s “Where’s My Refund?” tool. Knowing your e-filing status gives you confidence and the ability to plan ahead for personal expenses. Whether you filed online or in person, H&R Block can answer your questions and track your income tax refund status as it changes.

Need Hands-On Guidance With Checking Your NJ State Tax Refund?

If you want extra guidance tracking your NJ state tax refund, enlist the help of a tax pro using H&R Block Virtual! With this service, we’ll match you with a tax pro with New Jersey tax expertise. Then, you will upload your tax documents, and our tax pros will do the rest! We can help with your NJ taxes, including federal deductions for paying state taxes.

Prefer a different way to file? No problem – you can find New Jersey state tax expertise with all of our ways to file taxes.

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